Here Is OFAC’s List Of Offending Cuban Entities Americans Are Barred From Doing Business With

Here Is OFAC’s List Of Offending Cuban Entities Americans Are Barred From Doing Business With

Today, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued more guidance in relation to President Trump’s policy changes with respect to Cuba. Below is the U.S. Department of State’s list of entities and sub-entities under the control of, or acting for or on behalf of, the Cuban military, intelligence, or security … Read more

Habanos Introduces Retro Design In Newest Addition To Its Cigar Portfolio

Habanos Introduces Retro Design In Newest Addition To Its Cigar Portfolio

Habanos, S.A will introduce its newest product at the 35th Edition of the Havana International Fair (FIHAV 2017) on October 30th. The new Línea Retro will be marketed through two products, Partagás Capitols and Romeo y Julieta Club Kings.  The new addition boasts retro design combined with modern features. The new Línea Retro stands out … Read more

Cuba’s Habanos SA Introduces New Cigar With Travel Humidor

Cuba’s Habanos SA Introduces New Cigar With Travel Humidor

Earlier this year, Habanos, S.A. announced a deal with China Tobacco Corporation to expand sales and production in China. Adding to the momentum behind the brand, Habanos, S.A today announced it will launch an exclusive cigar for the Duty Free and Travel Retail channels at the 31st edition of the Tax Free World Association World Exhibition & Conference at Cannes. … Read more

The Moorings Sets Sail in Cuba with New Yacht Charters

The Moorings Sets Sail in Cuba with New Yacht Charters

­­By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon, Cuba Journal contributor There’s a new travel option for visitors eager to explore Cuba: Clearwater, Florida-based company The Moorings will begin offering crewed yacht charters around the emerging island in March 2017. Based out of Marina Hemingway in Havana and Gaviota Marina in Varadero, the week-long all-inclusive sailings will offer groups of … Read more

Policy Isn’t Cuba’s Entrepreneurship Bottleneck – It’s Business Programs

Policy Isn’t Cuba’s Entrepreneurship Bottleneck – It’s Business Programs

By Wes Wagner At first, the sunlit logo of a thriving private business seemed ironic beside the shadowed poster of the communist president, Raul Castro. Upon closer inspection, the juxtaposition made sense–the poster of Raul actually contained an endorsement of private business. In English, it read: “Cuba counts on cuentapropistas as the engine of future … Read more